Vintage Film From 1930s Shows Brooklyn's Old Elevated Train and Trolly Lines Through Narrated Tour

Just like Manhattan had for decades, the borough of Brooklyn also had several elevated train and trolly lines running through it at one point.

In this lengthy video narrated by historian and author Roger Arcara, learn all about the lines while watching vintage footage from the 1930s.

Hosted by the late transit historian Roger Arcara we take our spotlight to Brooklyn , on that boro’s once extensive EL system, albeit forgotten & unknowned to many later generations. The Els touched upon in this film is the FULTON ST. EL, 5THAVE./BAY RIDGE EL, LEXINGTON AVE. EL & MYRTLE AVE. EL . which operated in the N.YC BOROS OF BROOKLYN & QUEENS

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